Step 1: Apply


Before you apply, ensure you meet the admission requirements of your preferred program and that the program will meet your academic and career goals.

General admission requirements can be found in the applicant area below. Full admission requirements vary by program and are listed on each of our program pages.

Note: Entry into our programs is competitive and possession of the admission requirements does not guarantee entry.

Apply through OUAC

Your first step is completing the online application through Laurier’s page on OUAC (Ontario Universities’ Application Centre). Once this step is completed, proceed to Step 2: Upload Your Documents.

Questions?

Should you have any technical questions while applying through OUAC, email gradapps@ouac.on.ca or call 519-823-1063.

References

Your referees will receive an auto-generated email based upon the contact information you provide on your OUAC application.

You are encouraged to review the FAQs for reference letters and the referee process. You can also check out our tips for seeking academic references.

System Maintenance

The OUAC application portal will be unavailable due to system maintenance on the following dates:

  • Nov. 11 from 9 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Applicants Declaration

By applying to Laurier, applicants verify that the information in their application is true, complete and correct, and that all information relevant to a decision on the application has been disclosed.

It is the responsibility of each applicant to keep Laurier informed of any relevant changes to information or application materials that may occur between the date of submission of the application and its supporting documents, and any subsequent registration at Laurier. You can do this by contacting gradadmissions@wlu.ca.

Your Privacy

Applicants acknowledge that application information is collected under the authority of the Wilfrid Laurier University Act to administer the university-student relationship. This includes, but is not limited to, maintaining academic and ancillary records, contacting applicants and others on your behalf and other uses consistent with Laurier’s Notice of Collection Use and Disclosure of Personal Information and University Policies.

Visit wlu.ca/privacy for more information.

General Admission Requirements for Applicants

Further Help

Find Your Program's Admission Requirements

English Proficiency Requirements

Reference Letters and the Referee Process

Tips for Seeking Academic References

English Proficiency Requirements

Reference Letters and the Referee Process

Tips for Seeking Academic References